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Friday, May 15, 2009

$1 Alphabet memory/matching game

I found this great game at the dollar store the other day and thought it would make a great game for the kids.

But when I opened it at home I didn't like how it only had one way of using it, so I changed it up a bit.
If you can notice in the picture, each card had a picture and a letter but they didn't go together (part of the original game)


So I cut each card in half, took my corner rounder and made the cards into this:


Having them separated like this, the game has more then just one way of playing it.


It can be a memory game, a matching game and also used as flashcards on the younger children learning new words and the alphabet. Oh the possibilities for only ONE dollar!! yippee.



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3 comments:

Rowberry Family said...

Way to go! Great thinking!

Marie {Make and Takes} said...

Love the Dollar Store! Sooooo many great finds. Fun matching game.

•´.¸¸.•¨¯`♥.Trish.♥´¯¨•.¸¸.´• said...

that is thinking outside the square ;)
I saw something similar to this game in Australia's Aldi but for $7 still a great game.